from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. said to someone who has just sneezed
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Health.
German, health, from Middle High German gesuntheit, from gesunt, healthy, from Old High German gisunt.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German Gesundheit ("health; soundness"). Cognate with Old English gesund ("sound, safe, healthy"). (Wiktionary)